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End of the Year Choir Concert

End of the Year Choir Concert

Meghann Root and Sage Stevens
May 19, 2016
Filed under Performing Arts, Showcase

On Friday, the Manitou Springs Mustang Chorale put on their annual end of the year concert. Some of the repertoire included latin gospel pieces, madrigals and pieces based off of Robert Frost poems, one of which was "The Pasture" arranged by Z. Randall Stroope. The arrangement was directed by Hayley ...

Excelling through the arts

Excelling through the arts

William Dillinder, Writer
March 5, 2015
Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Opinions, Showcase

  Upon passing by the band room on an early Tuesday morning, one may be serenaded by the sounds of complete chaos: randomization of scales, eardrum shattering attempts at “high C’s” in the trumpet section, and the flamboyant display of percussive obnoxiousness can all culminate into a cataclysm...

Winter Choir Concert is a Success (Listen here)

Winter Choir Concert is a Success (Listen here)

Sita Ahlen, Reporter
December 13, 2014
Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Showcase

On the evening of Friday, December 12, the choir performed their annual winter concert in the old gym. Both the middle school and high school choirs sang songs representing different time periods and the acts that happened within them. "That was one of the best performances we've ever had of th...

The All-State Ensemble

The All-State Ensemble

Spencer Aurand, Senior Reporter
November 19, 2014
Filed under Music, Showcase

Rachael Bradshaw describes herself as a social butterfly, always on the lookout for new opportunities to have fun. The 17-year-old Manitou senior said she hopes to make new friends and meet with the old during her chance to sing with hundreds of student musicians from across the state. Bradsha...

A Family of Singers: Manitou Choir Auditions for All State

A Family of Singers: Manitou Choir Auditions for All State

Sita Ahlen, Reporter
October 16, 2014
Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Music, News, Showcase, Uncategorized

Editor's Note: Today, October 16, 2014, the choir students mentioned in this article will leave Manitou at 3:30 PM to audition for All State Honor Choir at Doherty High School.  Today, October 16, 2014, Manitou Springs High School's honor choir is traveling to Doherty High School in Colorado Springs ...

Say hello to Hello Dolly!

Say hello to Hello Dolly!

May 8, 2014
Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Features

Over in Manitou Springs there was an old classic musical that was revitalized by the talented actors and actresses of Manitou Springs High School by the name of Hello Dolly! Most people would probably call Dolly Levi–the main lead in Hello Dolly!–an influencer or a connector, or some other jar...

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